25 October 2005 | mattb40000
Scared Straight for Suburban Kids
I love this movie. It hits the nail on the head portraying suburban white kids trying to be thugs by imitating rappers from MTV. You tend to find more of these kids in backwoods towns and deep in the suburbs than in the inner city and this movie seems more like a non-fiction representation of that ridiculous subculture. They even address the fact that these kids weren't dressing the same years ago or listening to the same music. Basically, acting like these kids is similar to deciding to dress like a cowboy because you start to like country music.
Anyone who doesn't like or appreciate this movie - the joke's on you, thug life with a North Carolina jersey.